Color Settings

The Color Settings dialog is mission control for Photoshop's handling of the display and conversion of color in your images. Understanding what is happening here and choosing the appropriate settings is key to controlling color in Photoshop, and it's essential to maintaining the color fidelity of your photographs. Although the Color Settings dialog operates in the background, it's one of the most important areas in the program. The settings you choose affect how images are opened, what happens to pixels when you paste from one image into another, how colors are displayed on your monitor, and how much notice you get if a particular process might change the colors in an image. It's well worth your time to get to know the different ...

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